Everyone loves to see animals that are meant to be natural enemies getting along and becoming fast friends. But when you take that idea to its natural conclusion, well, let’s just say it can get a little awkward. Here are 13 pairs of interspecies animal pals that took their relationships out of the “friend zone” and into some very heavy petting. The heart wants what the heart wants!

Personal note: During my time at Huffington Post this was by far the most uncomfortable video for me to edit at the office. Though it did lead to one very interesting conversation is which a fellow editor asked me in all seriousness if a cat and a rabbit could have a child together. In case you too are wondering, the answer is a definitive “no.” But it would be pretty awesome-looking if they could… dreamers can always dream.

Also, if your tastes are a little more vanilla, check out the PG-rated interspecies friends video below.